Lately the lovely AyraLeona placed an order at Body Line and was so nice to order two items for me, too. They’ve been here for a week or so, time to show you what I got.
With a brief stop at AryaLeona’s place the parcels arrived in the iconic Body Line package. I really thought about what I could do with them, I just love the stripes, but they ended up with all those other plastic bags I keep to line my dustbin. Such a shame.
The first thing I ordered was the Sweet Biscuit JSK (L 191) in green. Somehow, and I don’t really know how exactly, I’ve wanted something of this print ever since I first laid eye on it. I’m not even the sweet type most of the time! The green is more of a very light mint, but I’m fine with that. The JSK came with two detachable bows. I’m not so fond of cluttering my clothes in big bows, so I’ll see what to do with them. I’ll have to make a few alterations anyway, but that’s material for another post.
Sorry about the wrinkled fabric, I took the picture right after getting it out of the bag. I adore the print, it’s just so sweet (literally). I fear I’ll need larger amounts of biscuit-themed accessoires.
The best thing about this print is that I can coordinate it with black and white. It also has enough pink/dark red in it to throw in these colours as well.
The second item was the Rose Bouquet skirt (L514). When I sent her my orders, AryaLeona told me she had it on her list, too. ^^
I really like the lace on this one. It also has a detachable bow, but luckily that’s the only one seen around this piece, and it’ll probably end up as a headpiece.
I think about changing the plastic boning for spring steel in the near future – I completely took it out with my Love, Nadja skirt where it worked well, but I like the shape of the waist here, so I’ll probably just replace it.
The print is really lovely, and I can see this with a (a little more mature) sweet as well as, of course, a classic coordinate. It might even be useful for Steampunk. We’ll see!
I’ll need a pair of shoes to match it, but I already have something in mind. Shoes are possibly my biggest problem in Lolita right now, but I’ll change that rather sooner than later. Thanks again to AyraLeona for ordering for me!
Now on the the second part of that post title.
Yes, it’s not even a new year, and I already did a Lolita Challenge way back then when I (I think) had just started writing this blog, but nevermind. I read a few post about this challenge lately, and somehow I caught fire. Here’s the tag for all the posts.
- 5 pieces that every Lolita wardrobe should have, regardless of style
- 5 movies for Lolitas
- What my own Lolita lifestyle is like
- Favorite thing to put on my head
- My wardrobe turnover
- My favorite Lolita brand
- Why I wear Lolita?
- Why don’t I wear Lolita more often?
- 5 keywords that describe my personal Lolita style
- How I first found out about Lolita
- 3 trends I wish would come back
- Combining other fashions with Lolita
- Lolitas I have met in real life
- Lolitas I would love to meet
- 3 things I wish I was told when I was a new Lolita
- 10 facts about my Lolita wardrobe
- My first meetup
- Trends I thought I would never get into, but I now love
- Trends I thought I loved, but now I’m not too keen on
- How satisfied I am with my current wardrobe
- Plan for a trip! A week’s worth of Lolita outfits I can fit in a small suitcase
- How I accessorize
- What influences my Lolita style
- What’s in my makeup bag
- Best places to wear Lolita
- How I get out of a wardrobe slump
- Purses that I love
- Bloomers or no bloomers?
- Lolitafying things in my everyday life
- How long it took me to build a complete wardrobe
- Impulse buys that were totally worth it
- My best deal
- Something that I made
- Wardrobe blunders! Things I bought that I ended up regretting!
- What I thought when I got my first real piece of Lolita
- Nails to match my favorite looks
- Something that’s not my style, but I love anyways
- Favorite hair style
- Most versatile Lolita item I own
- 5 inspirational fictional characters
- Fondest meetup memory
- The ways in which I fit the cliche
- The ways in which I do not fit the cliche
- How strangers react to my clothes, and how I react to their reactions
- Something that was a gift
- Parasols: Vital or frivolous?
- The item in my wardrobe that was the hardest to get
- My “signature” outfit
- My favorite Lolita print
- What’s in my closet, but I haven’t worn yet!
- Predict the next Lolita trend!
- How Lolita has changed me
I’m going to see this not only as a writing challenge, but also as one in terms of illustration and project-done-getting. I’ll link back to every part of the challenge as soon as I finished it. Allez!